Liang Eng Hwa

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Liang Eng Hwa
连荣华
Liang Eng Hwa 2.jpg
Liang in 2021
Member of Parliament
for Bukit Panjang SMC
Assumed office
10 July 2020
Preceded byTeo Ho Pin (PAP)
Majority2,509 (7.46%)
Member of Parliament
for Holland–Bukit Timah GRC
(Zhenghua)
In office
6 May 2006 – 23 June 2020
Preceded byGan Kim Yong (PAP)
Succeeded byEdward Chia (PAP)
Personal details
Born1964[1]
State of Singapore
Political partyPeople's Action Party
Alma materUniversity of Melbourne (BCom)
Occupation
  • Politician
  • banker

Liang Eng Hwa (Chinese: 连荣华; pinyin: Lián Rónghuá; born 1964)[1] is a Singaporean politician and banker. A member of the governing People's Action Party (PAP), he has been the Member of Parliament representing Bukit Panjang SMC since 2020 and previously the Zhenghua division of Holland–Bukit Timah GRC between 2006 and 2020.[2]

Education[edit]

Liang attended Bukit Panjang English School and Anderson Secondary School[3] before graduating from Singapore Polytechnic in 1984 with a diploma in civil engineering.

He subsequently went on to complete a Bachelor of Commerce with first class honours degree at the University of Melbourne.[3]

Career[edit]

Liang was a managing director at DBS Bank and a board member of the Urban Redevelopment Authority from 2009 to 2018.[3]

Political career[edit]

Liang started serving as a Member of Parliament in 2006 after he joined a People's Action Party (PAP) team contesting in Holland–Bukit Timah GRC during the 2006 general election and the PAP team won by an uncontested walkover. During the 2011 general election, he joined a four-member PAP team contesting in Holland–Bukit Timah GRC again and won with 60.08% of the vote against the Singapore Democratic Party.[4] Liang was declared as a Member of Parliament for his second term on 9 May 2011.[5] He was also appointed chairman of the Finance, Trade & Industry Government Parliamentary Committee (GPC) in the 14th Parliament.

Personal life[edit]

Liang is a Buddhist.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "MP | Parliament of Singapore".
  2. ^ a b "Mr Liang Eng Hwa". Parliament of Singapore. 2 February 2012. Archived from the original on 10 July 2012. Retrieved 6 February 2012.
  3. ^ a b c Liang, Eng Hwa. "CV Mr Liang Eng Hwa" (PDF). Parliament of Singapore. Archived (PDF) from the original on 19 July 2020. Retrieved 30 July 2020.
  4. ^ http://www.elections.gov.sg/elections_results2011.html Archived 13 May 2011 at the Wayback Machine Singapore Elections Department : 2011 PARLIAMENTARY GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS
  5. ^ http://www.elections.gov.sg/gazette%5CG_ParE2011%5C2011-05-09%20Candidates%20declared%20to%20have%20been%20elected.pdf#zoom=100 Archived 24 June 2011 at the Wayback Machine Singapore Elections Department – Gazette Notification on Candidates declared to have been elected Members of Parliament (for contested constituencies) – 2011

External links[edit]

Parliament of Singapore
Preceded byas MP for Holland–Bukit Panjang GRC (Zhenghua) Member of Parliament for
Holland–Bukit Timah GRC (Zhenghua)

2006 – 2020
Succeeded by
Preceded by Member of Parliament
for Bukit Panjang SMC

2020 – present
Incumbent